Our delivery drivers on May 8th 1945 with their fleet of vans decorated for VE Day

Exactly 75 years on from VE Day the team at Blue Dragon are still a tough and resilient bunch, working hard to provide laundry services to #NHS and healthcare clients during the Coronavirus outbreak.

In 1932, Mr C W Orford bought into an established laundry business which was established in 1919, with laundries in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, and Hillingdon, Middlesex. In 1934, Mr T C Orford joined to assist his brother with the running of the Companies, known as: The Hillingdon Laundry and the Beaconsfield Sanitary Laundry.

The Orford family ran the laundries throughout World War 2 and by 1945 had an established and clearly very smart and proud team!